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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.78
KATE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. KATE: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KATE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.78
Equity to Asset 0.33
KATE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. KATE: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KATE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.33
-0.37
0.78
Interest Coverage 8.12
KATE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 34.95 vs. KATE: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KATE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.57 Max: 10.2
Current: 8.12
0.43
10.2
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.78
M-Score: -2.33
WACC vs ROIC
10.26%
40.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.13
KATE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. KATE: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KATE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.41  Med: -5.19 Max: 12.13
Current: 12.13
-18.41
12.13
Net-margin (%) 9.67
KATE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. KATE: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KATE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.89  Med: -9.44 Max: 13.98
Current: 9.67
-23.89
13.98
ROE (%) 48.38
KATE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. KATE: 48.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KATE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -261.43  Med: -20.45 Max: 190.46
Current: 48.38
-261.43
190.46
ROA (%) 13.22
KATE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. KATE: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KATE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.79  Med: -9.53 Max: 16.72
Current: 13.22
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 60.81
KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. KATE: 60.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.08  Med: -11.92 Max: 60.81
Current: 60.81
-64.08
60.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.80
KATE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. KATE: 24.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: 4 Max: 24.8
Current: 24.8
-45.7
24.8
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 22,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,090,600 sh (+193.41%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 303,500 sh (+10.73%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,194,229 sh (-1.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,513 sh (-20.95%)
Steven Cohen 410,200 sh (-30.80%)
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Q2 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Lee Ainslie 145,530 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 296,198 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,943,300 sh (+373.74%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,189,172 sh (-0.23%)
Jim Simons 638,700 sh (-41.44%)
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Q3 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 450,000 sh (New)
Jana Partners 1,066,833 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,071 sh (New)
Jim Simons 739,000 sh (+15.70%)
Lee Ainslie 168,060 sh (+15.48%)
Ken Fisher 2,235,361 sh (+2.11%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen 1,797,300 sh (-7.51%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 255,050 sh (-15.96%)
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Q4 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 2,204,346 sh (-1.39%)
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing    NAICS: 315240    SIC: 2331
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Kate Spade & Co designs and markets accessories and apparel under three brands namely kate spade new york, KATE SPADE SATURDAY and JACK SPADE.

Kate Spade & Co, formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., was incorporated in January 1976 in the State of Delaware. The Company designs and markets accessories and apparel under two multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york and Jack Spade. The Company's four category pillars- women's, men's, children's and home-span demographics, genders and geographies. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores and serves J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc. (JCPenney) via exclusive supplier agreements for the LIZ CLAIBORNE and MONET jewelry lines. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores as well as serves J.C. Penney via exclusive supplier agreements for the Liz Claiborne and Monet jewelry lines and Kohl's via an exclusive supplier agreement for Dana Buchman jewelry. The Company also has licenses for the Liz Claiborne New York brand, available at QVC and Lizwear, which is distributed through the club store channel.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.07
KATE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. KATE: 17.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KATE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.66  Med: 20.98 Max: 139.71
Current: 17.07
8.66
139.71
Forward P/E 21.60
KATE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. KATE: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.59
KATE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. KATE: 17.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KATE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.38  Med: 20.17 Max: 115.06
Current: 17.59
6.38
115.06
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 30.85
KATE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. KATE: 30.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
KATE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 26.01 Max: 2173.33
Current: 30.85
7.2
2173.33
P/B 6.37
KATE's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. KATE: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KATE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.28 Max: 81
Current: 6.37
0.12
81
P/S 1.61
KATE's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. KATE: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KATE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.94 Max: 42.3
Current: 1.61
0.04
42.3
PFCF 22.13
KATE's PFCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. KATE: 22.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KATE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 17.19 Max: 92.63
Current: 22.13
0.83
92.63
POCF 14.11
KATE's POCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. KATE: 14.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KATE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 11.38 Max: 533.33
Current: 14.11
0.46
533.33
EV-to-EBIT 14.94
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. KATE: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.4  Med: -1.1 Max: 4473.2
Current: 14.94
-125.4
4473.2
EV-to-EBITDA 11.49
KATE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. KATE: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.7  Med: 9.75 Max: 241
Current: 11.49
-67.7
241
Current Ratio 2.78
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KATE: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.34 Max: 4.12
Current: 2.78
0.86
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.70
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KATE: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.7
0.33
2.89
Days Inventory 156.16
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 105.90 vs. KATE: 156.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.15  Med: 132.2 Max: 368.76
Current: 156.16
88.15
368.76
Days Sales Outstanding 19.00
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 47.96 vs. KATE: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19  Med: 37.91 Max: 81.47
Current: 19
19
81.47
Days Payable 82.55
KATE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
73% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 50.86 vs. KATE: 82.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KATE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.83  Med: 76.04 Max: 311.31
Current: 82.55
33.83
311.31

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.20
KATE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
97% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. KATE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KATE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.64 Max: 12.51
Current: 0.2
0.48
12.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
KATE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. KATE: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KATE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 0.6 Max: 8.2
Current: -3.1
-9.2
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 11.31
KATE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. KATE: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KATE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 4.7 Max: 303.55
Current: 11.31
0.98
303.55
Price/Projected FCF 13.98
KATE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. KATE: 13.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KATE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.89 Max: 279.25
Current: 13.98
0.09
279.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.82
KATE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. KATE: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KATE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.96 Max: 33.51
Current: 1.82
0.06
33.51
Price/Graham Number 3.02
KATE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. KATE: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KATE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.75 Max: 30.35
Current: 3.02
0.85
30.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.67
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. KATE: 6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.65 Max: 10.6
Current: 6.67
0.1
10.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.83
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. KATE: 9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KATE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 13.2 Max: 116.7
Current: 9.83
-45.4
116.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,340
EPS (TTM) $ 1.01
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float4.73%
52-Week Range $14.02 - 26.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)128.13

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,382 1,502 1,748
EPS ($) 0.62 0.83 1.20
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.62 0.83 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
30.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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